Many people have a height phobia. And for them, the worst situation that they can face could be having to cross a high bridge that is made of wooden planks and has gaps in it. Well, if you are one of those people then surely you would not want to cross any of the highly dangerous bridges found in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. However, for many of the locals of the Northern Areas, crossing these bridges is a routine matter. In case you are not so sure, what’s so scary and what’s so dangerous about these bridges, take a look at the pictures below.
These are the 10 most dangerous bridges in Pakistan.
1 – Tarzan Bridge
This bridge is located in Naran. It is highly recommended that you don’t look down while crossing this bridge and focus solely on crossing this narrow bridge safely.
2 – Hussaini Bridge
Located in Upper Hunza, Hussaini Bridge is among the most dangerous bridges in Pakistan. As you can see, this bridge is made of wooden planks and ropes.
3 – Danyore Bridge
This bridge is more than 50 years old. It connects Danyore to Gilgit and is one of the longest bridges in the country. The bridge is already declared unsafe by the local authorities.
4 – Astore Bridge
This bridge is located in the Astore Valley. It is made from heavy iron wires and wood planks. Crossing this bridge is surely not for the faint of heart.
5 – Deosai Bridge
Deosai Bridge which is also known as Bara Pani Bridge leads to the Deosai National Park. This bridge does not see much traffic due to its location, but those who visit it should definitely be careful.
6 – Hanging Bridge Near Skardu
This hanging bridge is located near the Indus River Gorge in Skardu. It sure looks dangerous in pictures, and it definitely takes a lot of courage to cross this bridge without shivering.
7 – Wired Bridge
Made from wood planks and iron wires, the Wired Bridge in Swat Valley looks pretty strong. But still, it is not an easy task for the people afraid of heights to cross this bridge.
8 – Alam Bridge
This is one of the most dangerous bridges in Pakistan. This dangerous bridge links Gilgit to Baltistan region.
9 – Kunhar River Bridge
Located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the Kunhar River, the Kunhar River Bridge surely looks stunningly beautiful. However, its other big characteristic is that it is highly dangerous.
10 – Ghizer River Bridge
This bridge is located over the GHizer River in the Ghizer Valley. The bridge is located in a scenic location and provides amazing views. But it is highly recommended that you try to cross this bridge quickly and then enjoy.
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